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Published: 24 October 2005

496 Pages | 32 pp halftone plates


ISBN: 9780195122169

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The United States from Watergate to Bush v. Gore

James T. Patterson

Oxford History of the United States

  • —newest volume in the award-winning, bestselling series The Oxford History of the United States
  • —the first scholarly interpretation of the US that explores the cultural mores, social and economic shifts, and political and foreign policies of the United States between 1974-2001, by a pre-eminent American historian
  • —explores and explains a range of newsworthy "hotbutton" contemporary topics, including the rise of terrorism, national politics and political trends, the rise of conservatism and the Religious Right, "culture wars," tv and film, immigration, recent presidencies, race relations, gender issues, urban life, poverty, and consumerism